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Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

FLINT, Mich. - Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha had hard evidence that thousands of people in Flint had been exposed to toxic lead in their drinking water. The pediatrician and public health expert figured city and state officials would share her shock and join her in alerting residents.
They did not.
Hanna-Attisha - who recounts the water crisis in a book that goes on sale Tuesday- had science on her side but not the scientific protocols of waiting for peer-review and publication. She opted not to wait.
“Kids did not have a day to spend,” Hanna-Attisha told The Associated Press in an interview...
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